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Learn about juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, how it is diagnosed, an overview of treatments and what happens next.
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Leukemia
Gail Whiteford returned from a 2014 hiking trip in Japan and Australia, visited her doctor for her annual physical, and was shocked to, soon after, be diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). In this episode, Gail shares her treatment experience and some of the important lessons she has learned, maybe the most important one being, "I learned it…
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Myelodysplastic syndromes, Treatment and side effects
Ever since he was diagnosed with myelofibrosis 20 years ago, Doug Chisolm has tried to live every day to the fullest, even spending all his retirement savings and having to start saving again. In this episode, Doug speaks about the ups and downs of his blood cancer experience, why he thinks it's crucial to have a strong support system and what he…
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Myeloproliferative neoplasms, Mental health and wellness
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Join Dr.Versha Banerji, a Canadian leader in CLL treatment and research, who will provide the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
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Leukemia, Treatment and side effects
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A blood cancer diagnosis may unexpectedly pause some of your life goals and cause you a great deal of worry. As you navigate cancer treatment, it’s important to look after your mental health. Treatment for depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has important benefits for people living with cancer.
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Mental health and wellness
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Sleep problems such as insomnia, poor sleep quality, and irregular sleep-wake patterns are common in people with a blood cancer. Join Dr. Sheila Garland to learn about what’s getting in the way of a good night’s rest, and how to manage the underlying problems so you can enjoy more restorative sleep.
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Treatment and side effects
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Going through a blood cancer may affect your relationship and sex life. Some treatment-related side effects can resolve over time, but others may be long-lasting. Join us for a discussion on how cancer and its treatment can affect sexual function and intimacy.
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Treatment and side effects
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Sometimes the best medicine doesn't always come in a bottle. Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) knows this and is dedicated to helping women with cancer feel like themselves again. Learn some tips and techniques to take care of yourself and feel empowered.
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Mental health and wellness
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Good nutrition is important throughout your cancer experience. Join Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN, CDCES to learn about the role nutrition plays in promoting health and wellness in people affected by a blood cancer.
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Mental health and wellness
Andy Friedman returned to Ontario from BC’s Gabriola Island with a plan to spend more time with his grandchildren. What he did not plan on was a chronic lymphocytic leukemia diagnosis. In this episode, Andy talks about the good and bad of his post-diagnosis life, including his experience with watch and wait. He also shares two important pieces of advice for…
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Leukemia, Treatment and side effects